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Adams and Reese had 32 attorneys named to the 2017 list of Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (by Thomson Reuters), which appears in the 2017 issue of Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine published in January. Only 5 percent of attorneys in Louisiana receive this honor.

Adams and Reese Super Lawyers in the firm’s Louisiana offices include:

  • Mark R. Beebe – Business Litigation
  • Charles A. Cerise, Jr. – Transportation/Maritime
  • Robin B. Cheatham – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Kathleen F. Drew – Environmental Litigation
  • John M. Duck – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Brooke Duncan, III – Employment & Labor
  • Philip A. Franco – Construction Litigation
  • Kirk A. Gasperecz – Professional Liability: Defense
  • William B. Gaudet – Class Action
  • Charles F. Gay, Jr. – Pl – Products: Defense
  • Louis C. LaCour, Jr. – Appellate
  • Edwin C. Laizer – Transportation/Marine
  • Leslie A. Lanusse – Employment & Labor
  • Don S. McKinney – Health Care
  • Glen M. Pilie – Environmental Litigation
  • Jeffrey E. Richardson – Class Action
  • Elizabeth A. Roussel – Employment Litigation: Defense
  • E. Paige Sensenbrenner – Class Action
  • Mark J. Spansel – Business Litigation
  • Martin A. Stern – Appellate
  • Mark C. Surprenant – Pl – Products: Defense
  • Raymond P. Ward - Appellate

Adams and Reese Rising Stars in the firm’s Louisiana offices include:

  • Kellen J. Mathews – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Patrick L. McCune – Bankruptcy/Business Litigation 
  • Scott Robert Cheatham – Business Litigation
  • S. Jason Comer – Real Estate
  • David C. Coons – Business Litigation
  • Marshall A. Hevron – Eminent Domain
  • Christopher J. Kane – Business Litigation
  • Jay M. Mattappally – Intellectual Property
  • David M. Stein – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Victoria P. White – Business/Corporate

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers regional magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.